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FOX
Dec 4, 2012 12:00pm PST
heating up in alameda county. new at noon, allie rasmus joins us live in oakland to explain what the sheriffs want to do with the drones and why the aclu opposes the plan. >> reporter: well, today, the alameda county supervisors were supposed to consider whether to allow the sheriff's office to buy a drone or as the sheriff says, he prefers to call it, an unmanned aerial device. but the item was taken off the supervisors' agenda, just as a couple of civil liberties groups had a press conference expressing concerns. the alameda county sheriff's office unveiled what they might purchase, this device. in the past month, alameda county received around $31,000 in state grant money to buy an unmanned aerial system known to some as a drone. the devices have live hd quality video and infrared capability. and that's raising the concerns of civil liberties groups. >> we have nothing on paper that will bind the sheriff and accountability methods to prevent privacy issues. so we should not be rushing into this. >> it's law enforcement's job to protect people's privacy and to think we would use th
CW
Dec 4, 2012 10:00pm PST
found on a muni bus two days later. >>> there is a drone war being waged in alameda county. the sheriff's office says it needs one of the pint-sized spy planes for public safety purposes. but cbs 5's ann tell us big brother might hop on board. >> reporter: the sheriff's department wants a camera-equipped drone for search and rescue and serving search warrants. >> having a device like this, we could look into that area prior to serving the search warrant. >> reporter: privacy advocates are worried it could expand. >> where they were going to say they were going to use them for emergency purposes and start using them for surveillance on ordinary americans. >> reporter: some believe the sheriff isn't being completely honest. documents that the aclu obtained along with documents that esf obtained show his true plan is to use a drone for spying. >> the sheriff clearly is working to secretly unleash a drone on alameda county. >> reporter: although the office had agreed to wait until a hearing to decide the issue, it ended up on the county board of supervisors' agenda for approval. >>
CW
Dec 29, 2012 10:00pm PST
the five buildings burned air total loss. >>> alameda county joins dozens of other california cities and counties in banning plastic bags from grocery stores. in berkeley shoppers will also have to pay for recyclable bags in their stores. >> reporter: we're not going to be seeing plastic bags like this at grocery stores in alameda county soon. they can be harmful to the environment. so come january 1st, people are asked to bring their own bags or pay for one. alameda county, say goodbye to plastic bags and hello to reusable ones! starting january first, 1-time use plastic bags will no longer be allowed at checkouts. instead, customers must bring their own bag or pay a minimum of $0.10 for a recycled paper one. >> i think it's a great thing. >> chris: i. >> i don't know if i like it, but i understand it. >> reporter: they adopted the policy to reese litter and waste and conserve resources. a plastic bag is a threaten to marine life and are one of the most common items found littered throughout the streets. >> it may be inconvenient for the customer but there's a difference between inc
CBS
Dec 29, 2012 11:00pm PST
alameda county, get ready for this message. byob, bring your own bag. starting tuesday, grocery stores will not be allowed to hand out plastic bags. elisa is in berkeley. >> reporter: just a couple of days and you won't be able to find plastic bags like these in grocery stores in alameda county. these can be harmful to the environment, so instead, come january 1, people will be asked to bring their own bags or pay for one. alameda county, say good-bye to plastic bags and hello to reusable ones. starting january 1, one-time use plastic bags will no longer be allowed at checkout. instead, customers must bring a bag of their own or pay a minimum of 10 cents for a recycled paper one. the alameda county reusable bag ordinance continued the ordinance. a plastic bag takes hundreds of years to break down. they're a threat to marine life, one of the most common items found littered throughout the streets. >> it may be an inconvenience to the customer, but there's a difference between inconvenience and, i mean, what works for the rest of the world and the planet. >> reporter: bag bans are
FOX
Dec 31, 2012 12:00pm PST
are ahead for the new year, including one in alameda county that claims to keep plastic bags out of the hands of shoppers. new at noon, brian flores is live with a new bag ban and reaction from residents and a store manager. >> reporter: hi, david. plastic bags could be a thing of the past. starting tomorrow, shoppers are urged to bring in their own reusable bags or will be charged for each paper bag they use. >> happy new year. >> reporter: with the new year comes new laws for shoppers in alameda county. starting tomorrow, customers will need to bring in their own reusable bag. or if they forget, they will need to shell out 10 cents per bag. >> i don't think it will hurt my pocketbook. hopefully it will remind me to bring my own bags. today i forgot. i think if i have to pay 10 cents for every bag i use, it will start to stick in my head. >> reporter: the ordinance goes into effect tomorrow that will eliminate plastic bags for supermarkets, liquor stores, pharmacies. >> it will be an inconvenience but it's a reasonable inconvenience. >> i don't think that very many people are going
KRON
Dec 3, 2012 8:00pm PST
alameda county sheriff's office .... plans to use unmanned drones. rising concern over plans to use drone aircraft for law enforcement in find out why privacy concerns may keep the idea from getting off the ground. raveesh kumra. operations. however, the american civil liberties union alleges there is more in the plans than just search and rescue.. the group says the alameda county sheriff's office could also use the remote controlled aircraft and as, kron 4's reggie kumar tells us, the a-c- l-u claims, it has the documents to prove it.. you may not see it as it flys over your home or backyard snapping pictures of your every move. that's what the aclu alleges could happen, if the alameda county sheriff's office is allowed to use these unmanned drones. the aclu says it obtained these documents from the sheriff's office through a california public records act, and they show the sheriff's office will do hamadi grant was received in october half approving the grant request for intelligence gathering and terrorism prevention but that is not a search of rescue. more with these flying airc
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 11:00am PST
in the bay area, alameda county 8.6% in emeryville. oakland right next door and it has the highest rate of all, 13.1%. here are the details if you are interested in this job fair from 12 to 8 today, next door to this restaurant at the four point sheraton, kristi and powell in emeryville. they are looking for hosts, cooks, wait staff. they say it is a mystery as to why they didn't have a higher turn-out yesterday. the spokesperson at at career center said he has never experienced a low turnout like the one yesterday. if you are interested in a job sounds like you got a good shot at getting one. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> still ahead crab fishermen heading back to the negotiating table. >>> thousands of workers are outraged as they watch power of their unions slip away in the midwest. could it happen in california? >>> federal investigation into what caused a deadly crash involving a bay area bound amtrak train what we could learn in hours. [ female announcer ] martinelli's gold medal sparkling cider is the perfect choice for holiday gatherings. martinelli's is non-alcoholic, fes
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
flying over alameda county's proposed drone program. the sheriff's office says it needs the mini spy planes for emergencies like search-and- rescue. but civil rights activists say that's not the whole roof to and have proof. ann notarangelo reports. >> reporter: the day gang with aclu saying the sheriff's department is pulling a fast one with the drones and ended with the sheriff's department saying there had been a clerical error. alameda county sheriff's department wants a camera equipped drone something similar to this for search-and- rescue and serving search warrants in high risk areas where deputies are concerned about armed suspects. >> having a device like this that we could look into that area prior to serving the search warrant would be very helpful. >> reporter: but privacy advocates worry its uses could soon expand. >> where they say they were going to use them for emergency purposes and then use them for surveillance on ordinary americans. >> reporter: some believe the sheriff is not being honest. >> documents that the aclu obtained along with documents that ess obtained
CBS
Dec 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
money for the alameda county food bank by asking my friends to bring checks instead of presents. >> reporter: they didn't give you any presents? they just came with check in hand and gave it to you? >> yeah. >> reporter: what made you think of such an idea? >> well, my parents were talking one night about how some families don't have enough food to eat and i thought that was really sad. so... >> reporter: i'm glad that you have such a big heart. let me see this big check that you want to contribute to the alameda county food bank. >> it is -- $400! all from sydney loura from danville! we thank you. mike is here from the alameda county food bank. how many families will this feed? >> this will feed actually provided about 1,000 meals with this check. >> 1,000 meals! how does that make you feel? >> that makes me feel really good that 1,000 meals are going to be donated. >> reporter: can i give you a big hug? >> yeah! >> aww. >> reporter: if you want to help out, all you have to do is visit us online at cbssf.com/food. we'll be right back. alerts" for the elderly.,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, t
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 12:00pm PST
from bank of america, and we have michael here from alameda county food bank. you have a special presentation but before we present the check, how about telling us about give a meal program with bank of america. >> absolutely. give a meal is a fantastic program. we have the honor this year of leading that program again and being an exclusive sponsor. for every dollar that is donated we have $2 that bank of america matches and it's phenomenal program. >> it doesn't have top an employee of bank o of america. anybody that banks with bank of america can donate a dollar. >> two for one and you can do that at www.bankofamerica.com/give. and it goes to addressing hunger which is a critical need. >> i like that. can we have a little bit of a drum roll and see how much you guys have raised here. >> absolutely. absolutely. >> right here. $25,000. so michael with alameda county food bank. that is very generous. michael. >> thank you on behalf of the alameda county food bank and the bay area food bankings this is an extremely meaningful contribution. we last month served more people through
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 5:30pm PST
over but the battle over a sales tax measure in alameda county is taking a new turn. after losing by a narrow margin, a county agency is asking for an expensive recounty. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman says taxpayers are being asked to pay for it. >> reporter: transportation officials in alameda county really wanted this megabillion ballot measure. it was so close. but they didn't get it. so they are now spending more money to see if they can still get it and as you say that angers a lot of taxpayers. tick, tick, tick. >> yes. yes, yes. >> reporter: someone likened it to watching paint dry. >> yes, yes. >> reporter: most alameda county voters voted for measure b-1, 66.53% of them. but it needed two-thirds majority, 66.67%. the backers of the half cent sales tax that would fix potholes boost bus service and bring bart to livermore decided to buy a recount. >> we have been working on developing this transportation expenditure plan for 2.5 years through a highly public process. because there was so much voter support we wanted -- we requested a recount to make sure all the ballots have been
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am PST
yesterday. alameda county prosecutors could charge him today. >>> police are looking for a man who lobbed a walgreens of narcotics in palo alto. a surveillance camera captured images of the suspect. police say he asked for oxycontin and showed a gun. the suspect is a white man in his 20s about 6 feet tall with short cropped hair. he wore a white hat with a seattle seahawks logo on it. >>> plans to reduce firefighting service will be the focus of a meeting at the contra costa county fire protection district. among the actions being considered closing several fire stations. the district has to cut back after measure q failed to get a two-thirds majority. it was for a parcel tax to fund fire services. >>> the san francisco board of supervisors is expected to give final approval today to ban public nudity. protestors stripped at san francisco city hall last month when supervisors gave preliminary approval to the ban. they plan to do so today. >> reporter: president obama is keeping a close eye on a week lon strike at two southern california ports. 800 members at the port of los angeles
ABC
Dec 12, 2012 4:00pm PST
, people have been coming by. susan is with alameda community food bank. >> alameda county community food bank. >> yes. very close, very close. >> you're giving us an amazing statistic why just a moment ago. >> yes. >> it serves one in six alameda county residents. >> 20% of the people living in alameda county need our help? >> every day. and mostly, it's children. and working family autos i'm assuming a lot of seniors too. >> a lot of seniors, too. we take care of the engine autos yes this, is kind of like the silent crisis. you say one in six that, is unacceptably high. it's ridiculous. we've got to do something about that. >> you're right. anyone can help us. dropping off food is wonderful. in alameda county cash donations are welcome and go a long, long way. >> i've been told what i do best is manual labor. i'm going toly. and it's a great cause. we're happy to help. >> what types of things do people need to bring down here? >> we want nine perish -- nonperishable items. canned items are the best. peanut butter, nonsugary cereal is great and helps out. >> thank you. >> we're all
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 1:35am PST
, what started e fire. (new1) there's a drone war being wd in alameda county. the sheriff's office says it nes one of the pint-sized spy- planes, for public safety purposes. but cbs-5's ann notarangelo tells us: critis worry big brother might jusp on board. needs one of those pint sized spy planes for public safety purposes. critics worry the big brother might just hop on board. >> reporter: alameda county sheriff's department wants a camera equipped drone and searching search warrants in high risk areas where deputies are concerned about high risk suspects. >> where we could look into the area prior to serving the search warrant. >> privacy advocates are worried the uses could expand. >> they may use it for surveillance on ordinary americans. >> some believe the sheriff isn't being completely honest. >> documents showed that his true plan is to use a drone for survey spying. >> although they agreed to wait until a hearing to decide the issue it suddenly ended up on the county board of supervisors agenda for approval. it was a clerical error and the item was pulled. as for how it's goin
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 12:00pm PST
a.m. >>> new developments in the controversy surrounding alameda county's drone program. the board of supervisors chose not to review a budget proposal for the unmanned drones at their meeting this afternoon. earlier today civil rights advocates said they planned to release evidence that shows plans for a surveillance drone in alameda county. the aclu says the sheriff's office plans to use the drone for surveillance and intelligence gathering, contradicting earlier claims it would only be used for search- and-rescue operations. >>> coming up, if the feds can't reach an agreement, maybe the states can help. >> i'm danielle nottingham in washington. coming up, president obama consults a group of the nation's governors on the "fiscal cliff." >> and well wishes are pouring in for will and kate as brits make bets on whether it will be a boy, girl, twins or triplets. >>> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow live at the whole foods market in cupertino. if you have been looking for a way to help people for the holidays, we have a great idea for you plus we'll talk about that rain coming b
KOFY
Dec 14, 2012 12:00am PST
scandal of the year took a major turn today. nadia former alameda county supervisor and wife of state treasurer bill dropped her request for restraining order against her former boyfriend. dan has the exclusive i team investigation. >> her attorney asked the judge to delay hearing nadia request for restraining order against former boyfriend steve jack until she gets out of rehab in february. the scandal blew up 10 months ago after a violent confrontation between l them that the newark motel. it left her with scrapes and deep bruises. but authorities declined to press charges. after they publicly discussed the meth use and sex tape they made she resigned from the alameda county board of supervisor and entered rehab. the judge suggested dropping the issue of restraining order for now and rescheduling if necessary when nadia returns to the bay area. >> court would take it off calendar and reissue we'll do that. okay good enough thank you. >>reporter: what do you think the odds are of you come bang. do you think this could die right here. >> i think there's a good chance this may di
ABC
Dec 13, 2012 11:00pm PST
former alameda county supervisor and wife of state treasurer bill dropped her request for restraining order against her former boyfriend. dan has the exclusive i team investigation. >> her attorney asked the judge to delay hearing nadia request for restraining order against former boyfriend steve jack until she gets out of rehab in february. the scandal blew up 10 months ago after a violent confrontation between l them that the newark motel. it left her with scrapes and deep bruises. but authorities declined to press charges. after they publicly discussed the meth use and sex tape they made she resigned from the alameda county board of supervisor and entered rehab. the judge suggested dropping the issue of restraining order for now and rescheduling if necessary when nadia returns to the bay area. >> court would take it off calendar and reissue we'll do that. okay good enough thank you. >>reporter: what do you think the odds are of you come bang. do you think this could die right here. >> i think there's a good chance this may die here. nadia will go through treatmen treatment. reconsi
ABC
Dec 14, 2012 1:05am PST
area bi biggest political scandal of the year took a major turn today. nadia former alameda county supervisor and wife of state treasurer bill dropped her request for restraining order against her former boyfriend. dan has the exclusive i team investigation. >> her attorney asked the judge to delay hearing nadia request for restraining order against former boyfriend steve jack until she gets out of rehab in february. the scandal blew up 10 months ago after a violent confrontation between l them that the newark motel. it left her with scrapes and deep bruises. but authorities declined to press charges. after they publicly discussed the meth use and sex tape they made she resigned from the alameda county board of supervisor and entered rehab. the judge suggested dropping the issue of restraining order for now and rescheduling if necessary when nadia returns to the bay area. >> court would take it off calendar and reissue we'll do that. okay good enough thank you. >>reporter: what do you think the odds are of you come bang. do you think this could die right here. >> i think there's a good chance
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 12:00pm PST
." got a couple of special guests here for you. nick and mike, the alameda county community food bank here with a special presentation. thank you so much for coming down. you have to be excited that oracle can be part of this event. >> we have been a proud partner with the food bank for over 6 years to help fight local hunger through monetary donations and employee volunteers. we are so thankful for the work they do in the community every day and we thank them for including oracle in this effort. >> let's see what you have brought down today. drum roll. there we go. $20,000! that is great for you guys. >> this is. this is a very critical time for food banks. and actually this is going to go to our farm fresh program county. the alameda county food bank will distribute about 13 million pounds of produce this year and we actually purchase most of what we distribute so this is critical to our effort. thank you. >> thank you very much. and merry christmas. and folks, if you would like to help out, go to cbssf.com click on "food for bay area families" and you can help out, too. that's the
CBS
Dec 25, 2012 4:30am PST
. >> that's just an immediate hit. >> reporter: across the bay alameda county supervisor predicted -- >> our health clinics will get hut. our w. i. c. program which is a program for mothers they get nutrition for their newborn babies and we have several sites in alameda county that would also experience a large cut. >> reporter: education would also take a hit. >> this would undo a lot of the good a lot of californians are willing to invest in the schools. perhaps as much as 10% for the special needs students and the meals program that so many of the students in georgia are growing up -- california are growing up in poverty and they need that meal. >> reporter: it's not just the immediate cuts that worries the local officials, it's also the ongoing uncertainty that comes from the stalemate in washington. a stalemate that bay area officials fear could affect the economy just when it's starting to recover. >> we were looking forward to a better economy and this would just ruin all of the progress that's been made over the last year, year and a half. >> just say no that they can't get together.
ABC
Dec 17, 2012 4:30am PST
: this morning, alameda county sheriff's deputies are looking at a fatal collision between a pedestrian and train near hayward. it happened about 7:00 last night just outside the hayward city limits. tracks were shut down while authorities very investigated the name of the victim has not been released. >> the highway patrol is investigating a fiery accident in orinda. a car flipped over after the driver lost control of the vehicle as he was exiting on fish ranch road yesterday afternoon. the vehicle caught fire. alan wang was there before the fire department got to the scene. they managed to get out of the vehicle safely. >> authorities in contra costa are investigating a report of a rape on a popular hiking trail. woman says she was attacked on ma drone trail in regional wilderness in alamo. man was in his early 40s and walking a heavy set dog. according to the park service it happened wednesday around 3:30. they say the attacker grabbed the hiker by the hair and pulled her to the ground before raping her. the man ran off. >> eric: it happens every christmas season at somebo
CBS
Dec 9, 2012 7:30am PST
. just like over in alameda county, we'll be talking a little bit later about drones, the use of drones by law enforcement, by the sheriff's department, also bringing in a bit of a controversy. by the way, the police department is set to hold a community meeting on the stun gun pilot program on january 9. >> that will be your chance to weigh in, if you're interested. >>> coming up in our next half hour, we are going to go more in-depth into the debate over drones in the east bay. >> and now san francisco muni system also wants to change the way riders pay for transit. how it all may be tied to your paycheck. >> and 14 grand for a car and it can't even be registered at the dmv? the snafu turning bay area buyers and sellers into big losers. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,, [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] the first time. . >>> a b
ABC
Dec 12, 2012 6:00am PST
communications manager from alameda county community food bank. thank you for being here. what are your goals for this food drive? how can the people at home help? >> alameda county disputes over 24 million pounds of food to our community there's one this six county residents who are in need of help from the food bank. we need a lot of help. we purchase more than half of what we distribute. if anybody wants to make a donation, cash donations are great, we can dispute four dollars worth of food for every dollar we receive. food banks adds a lot of variety to our community and is a great way for people to get involved. >> how many communities do you serve? people will be surprised to learn you serve every community in alameda county? >> we have clients in every community, every corner we have clients and we have food pantries throughout the county that are serving our neighbors. >>> thanks for being here and letting us be part of this and helping you. 21st annual abc 7 share your holiday food drive. we are here at walnut creek all day come down to broadway plaza and help us. >>> you
KOFY
Dec 13, 2012 9:00pm PST
area biggest political scandal of the year took major turn today. nadya former alameda county supervisor and wife of state treasurer bill dropped her request for a restraining order against her former boyfriend. dan was the only reporter at the hearing in pleasanton and he has the l exclusive. >> nadia didn't come to court this morning. she remains in a southern cavalry has been center now 107 days sober. nadia texted last month i am looking forward to this road on recovery and new way of life. >> her therapist and counselors have hope for her to come out of this process and move on with her life so from all indications things are going well with her. >>reporter: the attorney asked for the hearing to be delayed on the restraining order until she gets out of rehab in february. the scandal blew up 10 months ago after a violent confrontation between l the 2 at this newark motel. it left her with scrapes and deep bruises. but authorities declined to press charges. after publicly discussed drug use and sex tape they made, nadia resigned from the board of supervisors and entered rehab. today t
ABC
Dec 10, 2012 11:00am PST
after their big rig got caught in power lines and went up in flames in front of the alameda county juvenile hall on fairmont drive. firefighters let the big rig burn for an hour they had to wait for pg&e to deactivate power lines. the men were making a laundry run 3:30 this morning. the driver is a volunteer firefighter and knew exactly what to do. he and his co-worker jumped out and escaped safely. >>> dive teams are hoping to get back into the waters off mare island this morning to search for a missing man. 77-year-old philip mattingly was last seen on a tugboat next to vintage warship saturday. it is believed he fell overboard while finishing his work. vallejo police officers don't suspect foul play. divers were in the water yesterday, but did not locate mattingly. >>> san francisco police turning to the public for help. two people were discovered bound and gagged in the middle of the street at brussels in visitation valley. >> reporter: imagine looking out your window one night and on the street are two people bound and gagged. that's what happened here on brussels street 8:30 last nigh
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 6:00pm PST
alameda county. the sheriff's office says it needs the remote-controlled drones for emergencies and deputy safety. but cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo says activists are worried big brother is on board. >> reporter: the alameda county sheriff's department wants to spend $31,000 to purchase this drone and privacy advocates don't have a problem with the cost. their issue is the way the sheriff's department is going about purchasing this aircraft. alameda county sheriff's department wants a camera equipped drone something similar to this for search-and- rescue and searching search warrants in high risk areas where deputies are concerned about armed suspects. >> having a device like this that we could look into that area prior to serving the search warrant would be very helpful. >> reporter: but privacy advocates are worried its uses could soon expand. >> where they say they were going to use them for emergency purposes and then use them for surveillance on ordinary americans. >> reporter: some believe the sheriff is not being honest. >> documents that the aclu obtained along with docume
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 4:30am PST
network. the deal goes into effect in 2016. >>> alameda county elections officials have ended the recount of votes on a november sales tax measure. measure b-1 would have raised money for transportation projects. about 66.5% of the votes were in favor. but that's about 2,000 votes short of the two-thirds majority needed for passage. measure b-1 opponents called the recount a waste of taxpayer money. >> i think it might be a dubious legality but i'm not a lawyer so i can't speak to that. >> according to "the examiner" website, registrar dave mcdonald ended the recount last night and that's because the recount of 30,000 ballots turned up just 7 new yes votes making it unlikely the full recount would change the results. >> close though. >>> it is official. nudists no longer allowed to bare it all on san francisco streets. sorry, lawrence. the board of supervisors gave the final okay to the city's new public nudity ban. several opponents stripped naked in protest. you can hear them there. they were all escorted out of the board chambers wrapped up in blankets. the ban takes effect in
FOX
Dec 14, 2012 4:30am PST
checked by the end of the year. most of it is in southern alameda county and the south bay. >>> cupertino schools will reopen under increased security. we first reported on mornings on 2 that month vista high school canceled classes because of a bomb threat. students were shaken. >> towards finals it's kind of like we're all pretty jittery already. and now we're like there is a bomb threat. i don't know what to do. >> we won't name the teacher for his safety. police are providing extra protection for him and his family. >>> police in fremont are looking for a man that walked into an islamic center and threatened to kill everybody inside. >>> we are learning more about the young man shot and killed in a quiet neighborhood. a graduate of lee high school. his body was found on fair haven drive tuesday near a pickup truck that was up on the sidewalk. emergency crews initially thought his injuries were from the crash but later determined he had been shot. police say there is no evidence the killing is gang related. >>> in oakland a $10,000 reward is being offered in that city's
ABC
Dec 12, 2012 5:00am PST
are getting set up we don't open until 5:30 at this location that is the alameda county community food bank at food bank in contra costa and solana just showed up, canned tuna, chicken, soups, stews, those kind of nonperishable items would be great if you see me at the main courtyard in broadway plaza. one of the things you can do now, is text feed to 80077 that will send $10 immediately to your local food bank. we have prizes, four tickets to disneyland, tickets to see the nutcracker in san francisco and oakland ballet. see me, we are open at 5:30. >>> take part in the abc7 share your holiday food drive-by calling: 1-877-525-3775 -- it is an automatic donation of $10. super easy that will be up not just for today but beyond today you can do that any time. [ unintelligible ] >>> 5:12. we are just 20 days if the edge of fiscal cliff with no sign of a deal in sight. why some experts are saying we may not have that much to worry about. >>> high-tech features that promise to make the 49ers >>> good morning. you are looking live at the scene from san jose. a truck plowed into an apartm
FOX
Dec 20, 2012 7:00am PST
is still looking for toy donations this holiday season, especially in alameda county. they have already collected donations for 3,000 needy children but there are about 1,000 more kids who still need a toy and they don't have toys for them yet. if you want to help out, you can drop off donations at any of the alameda county facilities of the salvation army in oakland, hayward or newark. they will accept a crash contribution as well. but they are trying to help the kids in alameda county. >> certainly a worthy cause. >> yeah. >>> let's check in with sal. are we noticing traffic any lighter today? >> not really. we're getting pretty busy traffic on this nurse -- on this -- on this thursday. let's take a look at the maps. pleasant hill, the freeway traffic is okay. we're getting reports that treat boulevard is a mess in pleasant hill. the chp is not reporting anything on the freeway. 24 is better. highway 4 is a little bit better than normal but not much. 80 is just a little bit better than it normally would be through richmond. you will go to a crowded bay bridge toll plaza and th
CBS
Dec 18, 2012 6:00pm PST
and have healthy communities. and so the food banks, alameda county community food bank -- >> that's a tongue twister. >> it is. >> and then you roll into food bank of contra costa and solano, are the two where we live and work the most and we value working with them a lot. >> you mention it's not just food it's high quality food. >> nutritious. so susan doesn't provide soda for the kids or the clients of the food bank. it's all healthy. >> susan bateson. tell us how big the need is. it's significant this time of the year. >> currently the alameda county community food bank is serving one out of six alameda county residents. >> one out of six. >> one out of six. mostly we serve children, working families. so this money will go a long way towards us being able to provide nutritious food that will help keep kids and parents able to work. >> that's wonderful news and a wonderful donation. thank you for coming in. $150,000 from chevron. go to whole foods. you can help. any little bit helps. "food for bay area families." we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the warriors
CBS
Dec 29, 2012 5:30pm PST
. >>> here in the bay area, another county is jumping on the plastic bag ban on new year's day. alameda county joins san francisco, san mateo county, san jose and 49 other california cities and counties that don't provide free single use plastic bags at grocery stores. all stores selling packaged food must also charge at least 10 cents for each paper bag. >>> a russian passenger jet breaks apart and catches fire. what authorities say contributed to the deadly crash. >> protestors in the streets to remember a woman who died after being gang-raped. what they are doing to make sure women are better protected. >> and rain has officially cleared out from the bay area. here's a live look over the bay. you can see the bay bridge in the distance. temperatures, we are left with cold temperatures overnight tonight dipping below freezing in spots. a look at that plus your seven- day forecast is all coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, crew members on board were killed. the plane broke into fter >>> a russian airliner rolled off the runway today broke apart and caught fire. four of the eight crewmembers on bo
CBS
Dec 29, 2012 6:30pm PST
new year's day. alameda county joins san francisco, san mateo county, san jose and 49 other california cities and counties that do not provide free single- use plastic bags at grocery stores. all stores selling packaged food must also charge at least 10 cents for each paper bag. >>> it the middle of december and there's a game at at&t park. it wasn't the giants. who took the field in san francisco? >> clear and cool, that's the name of the game for tonight. here's a live look out over san jose where the temperature right now is coming in at 47 degrees. some areas will see temperatures below freezing overnight. we'll tell you where plus check your seven-day forecast coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> no rain today. but boy, did it feel cold! liz is filling in tonight for roberta. >> it is getting chilly and will be colder overnight. ditch the umbrellas for the next 24 hours or so and then grab a jacket because this is what it looks like outside. it is chilly. really cold outside in spots. going to get colder overnight because temperatures are falling below freezing especially
ABC
Dec 17, 2012 5:00am PST
bricks to get him out. >> this morning, alameda county sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal collision between a pedestrian and train near hayward. it happened near the intersection of west blossom lane and times avenue around 7:00 last night. the tracks were shut down while authorities investigated the names of the victim has not been released. >> the highway patrol is investigating a fiery accident in orinda. driver lost control of the vehicle as he was exiting highway 24. car flipped and caught fire. news reporter alan wang shot this video. he was there moments before the fire department arrived. driver and passenger got out safely. >> authorities in contra costa are investigating a rape on a popular hiking trail. woman said she was attacked on the ma drone trail in alamo. she says her attacker was in his early 40s and walking a heavy set dog. it happened last wednesday afternoon. they say the attacker grabbed her by the hair and pulled her to the ground before raping her. >> today the san francisco fire department and other bay area agencies will try to keep it from happe
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 5:00am PST
can accomplish. >> some folks in alameda county wanted a bilingual public school for the kids but the problem was, there just weren't any. so instead of complaining, these parents took action and founded the yu ming charter school. it's this week's "cool school." tucked away in the heart of oakland amongst the hustle and bustle of chinatown, something special is brewing. >> no english in classes. >> reporter: two years old the school is already 150-plus students strong children from all over alameda county immersed in mandarin chinese all day long. and how do you say i love the yu ming school? [ non-english language ] >> reporter: it means nurturing the future. it was the brainchild of nine parents that all wanted their kids to be bilingual. [ non-english language ] >> reporter: the children speak english only 10% of each day. the rest of their studies all chinese. >> it's amazing. you see these kids, you know, half of whom have no mandarin exposure and by now three months into school and they are already speaking mandarin, they are reading some perhaps, trying to write characters
FOX
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
know what's going on in there. >> reporter: we showed our video to former alameda county charles plumper. >> i would start immediate investigation, absolutely. right now. >> reporter: plumber with more than 50 years in law enforcement doesn't believe we stumbled into an ongoing investigation. >> if they were checking on this place, it wasn't be uniform doing it. report oakland mayor jean quan she expected police chief howard jordan will investigate. >> if he has this information, he will investigate it. i have confidence if there's any misconduct that he will do the right thing. >> reporter: so far, chief jordan has not responded to our repeated request to interview him, or officer kuo. >> howard jordan issued a written response. chief jordan said, i take these allegations very seriously and the department open investigations as soon as the circumstances were brought to my attention. because these are open investigations, i am limited in what can be discussed. now to what the state called pay. taxpayers might think of it as an unwarranted way to rake in extra money for simply goi
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 6:00am PST
alameda county fire. that truck was engulfed in flames and they got pretty intense at this point. the flames are out. this was a live picture from chopper 5 over the scene right now. you can see the crews o out there. a lot of fir trucks. there are -- firetrucks. there are reports of downed power lines and according to dispatch, one person was trapped inside. elissa harrington is on the ground there. is she there? >> can you tell us what the update is on that person who was trapped, was able to get out, but are there any injuries. >>> no, the person was able to get out and it's interesting what they did. one o. people inside the truck was -- of the people inside the truck was a volunteer firefighter. he hopped out of the truck with both feet together. hit live wires and they were able to get out of the vehicle safely. the fire is out but this is what it looks like. flames 20 to 30 feet tall outside of san leandro after a laundry truck hit some wire. with me now, i have josh walsh the battalion chief to talk about what happened. explain what happened to this truck. >> well, as you see,
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
dynamite. he called police and the alameda county bomb squad removed it. about a dozen neighbors had to be evacuated during all that. the explosives had been there for more than 30 years without the guy even knowing it. they do date back to world war ii. >>> a young woman who police say was drunk and behind the wheel of a car that plowed into a group of people enjoying the city lights from twin peaks went before a judge today. turns out the woman wanted to be a cop. cbs 5 reporter da lin tells us now she faces a long prison sentence. >> reporter: the suspect gina eunice is locked up tonight. she appeared briefly in court at the hall of justice this afternoon. she did not enter a plea. a judge set her bail amount at $2 million citing public safety for that high amount. instead of up holing the law, gina eunice seen here in an orange jumpsuit found herself on the wrong side of the law. >> studying criminal justice hoping to become a police officer. >> reporter: her attorney says eunice was about to graduate from college. the san francisco district attorney charged the 23-year- old woman w
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 9:00am PST
work. very good idea. pool the resources. >> oakland police are also depending on the alameda county sheriff's office, the hp and bart police to help fight the rise in crime. >>> san jose police say last night's christmas in the park celebration was marred by the stabbing of a 14-year-old. he is in the hospital, expecting to survive cuts to his chest and arm. it's highly unusual for violence to occur at christmas in the park that attracts half a million. visitors every year. >>> in san francisco officers say five men, at least one of them armed, terrorized people in a home invasion. it happened on 31 avenue between clement street. a neighbor said he heard screams coming from the house. by the time officers arrived the men were gone and they got away with a number of items from the house. >> an armed man police say took two women hostage during an attempted robbery is recovering this morning after being shot by officers. cameras caught the smoke of a concussion grenade fired by police into a jack in the box yesterday. a hostage was rushed to safety by police. the gunman's condition is not known
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 5:00am PST
found in a remote area of alameda county four months after she disappeared from a hayward hospital. esteban was said to have killed lei in a jealous rage over a man. >>> the man accused o of kidnapping sierra lamar will be anneed on new charges. he's been accused of three other attempted kidnappings. they took place in 2009 all in a safeway parking lot. garcia was employed at the safeway in morgan hill. >>> vandals have tried to silence a vallejo radio station. kzct is operating online only. vandals had struck the translator site over the weekend. the station's o operator is wondering if the attacks are racially motivated. >> i'm only one man. i can only fight so long. this is community radio. >>> a racial slur was painted on the building during an attack earlier this year. >>> well, we could find out this morning whether bay area crab fishermen will be bringing in their catch anytime soon. crabbers will meet at 10 in san francisco to plan their move. they've been on strike since wholesalers tried to cut the price they pay for crabs. it was hard to find fresh crab at the crab festi
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 5:00am PST
idea. pool the resources. >> oakland police are also depending on the alameda county sheriff's office, the hp and bart police to help fight the rise in crime. san jose police say last night's christmas in the park celebration was marred by the stabbing of a 14-year-old. he is in the hospital, expecting to survive cuts to his chest and arms. it's highly unusual for violence to occur at christmas in the park that attacks half a million visitors each year, and they believe the injury to the boy is gang related and they are looking for three suspects. >>> in san francisco officers say five men, at least one of them armed, terrorized people in a home invasion. it happened on 31 avenue between geary boulevard and lament street. a neighbor said he heard screams coming from the house. by the time officers arrived the men were gone and they got away with a number of items from the house. >> an armed man police say took too women hostage was caught by police. there was smoke of a concussion grenade fired by police into a jack in the box yesterday. very dramatic. a hostage was rushed to safety b
CW
Dec 30, 2012 8:30am PST
alameda county's unincorporated areas and the cities. the stores won't be able to give customers one-time use plastic bag. instead, bring your own bag or pay 10 cents for each recyclable paper bag. similar laws are in affect in san jose, san francisco and dozens of other california cities and counties. san jose said since the ban took affect, the number of plastic bags littering city streets has gone down 59%. >>> around here, we're seeing the sun shining finally. and -- . >> i am sure that is listed on paper. i am sure when they wrote that, it looked like a good idea. >> i butchered it twice now. >> plastic bag ban bandwagon. >> you got it. took a lot of practice. >> and took careful thought, too, let me actual. a chilly start today, don't you think in. >> yeah, yeah freezeing. >> temperatures were literally freezing and in santa rosa last night and chilly with the numbers this morning, 30s and 40s, 45 degrees at concord; oakland, 40 degrees. sfo at 43 and san jose, 48 and below freezeing in santa rosa and a few high clouds as we gaze toward the bay bridge and out of the door this mornin
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 6:00am PST
police are also depending on the alameda county sheriff's office, the hp and bart police to help fight the rise in crime. >>> san jose police say last night's christmas in the park celebration was marred by the stabbing of a 14-year-old. he is in the hospital, expecting to survive cuts to his chest and arms. it's highly unusual for violence to occur at christmas in the park that attacks half a million -- attracts nearly half a million visitors every year. they believe the injury to the boy is gang related and they are looking for three suspects. >>> in san francisco officers say five men, at least one of them armed, terrorized people in a home invasion. it happened on 31 avenue between geary boulevard and lament -- clement street. a neighbor said he heard screams coming from the house. by the time officers arrived the men were gone and they got away with a number of items from the house. >> an armed man police say took two women hostage during an attempted robbery is recovering this morning after being shot by officers. cameras caught the smoke of a concussion grenade fired by police i
FOX
Dec 4, 2012 6:00pm PST
recount of ballots today in alameda county of of narrowly defeated transit tax. measure b1 would have increased the county transportation sales tax from a half cent to a full cent to pay for trance ate road improvement. if failed by a fraction of a percent or fewer than 800 of the half a million votes cast. sporers are footing the bill to have all of the ballot rest counted. >> with a recount, any voter in the count county can request a recount. they have to pay for it. in this case the proponents are paying somewhere around $7500 per day to do the recount. >> both sides are monitoring the recount and can challenge decisions on individual ballots. election officials say the recount could take weeks. >>> new, the housing market is heating unacross the bay area. now realtors are looking for ways to take advantage of that. we're in walnut creek where agents are getting creative in finding new ways to sell. >> reporter: this is one of very knew homes for sale in walnut creek. prices are rise hearing. nationally sales are up as well. tuesday'ss in walnut creek are reserved for real estate
KOFY
Dec 10, 2012 11:30am PST
up in flames in front of the alameda county juvenile hall on fairmont drive. firefighters let the big rig burn for an hour they had to wait for pg&e to deactivate power lines. the men were making a laundry run 3:30 this morning. the driver is a volunteer firefighter and knew exactly what to do. he and his co-worker jumped out and escaped safely. >>> dive teams are hoping to get back into the waters off mare island this morning to search for a missing man. 77-year-old philip mattingly was last seen on a tugboat next to vintage warship saturday. it is believed he fell overboard while work. vallejo police officers don't suspect foul play. divers were in the water yesterday, but did not locate mattingly. >>> san francisco police turning to the public for help. two people were discovered bound and gagged in the middle of the street at brussels in visitation valley. >> reporter: imagine looking out your window one night and on the street are two people bound and gagged. that's what happened here on brussels street 8:30 last night not only were they bound and gagged, they were fighting f
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 6:00pm PST
the alameda county sheriffs department, the chp, b.a.r.t. police, and the department of justice to stop the rise of crime in oakland in the east bay, abc-7 news. >> ama: a stretch of storm damaged highway one will be closed, went fort ross and mirier road is badly damaged. mud and rocks fell on the road wednesday. you can see a lot of the highway is simply washed away, and that's going to take time to fix. officials are looking to re-open the road next friday afternoon. >>> still to come, homemade explosive detonated and tonight the two bay area teens in big trouble. >>> the backpack that does more than just carry around your books. it could help save a life. >>> the propose s.a.t. -- proposal that got a bit turned around. >> leigh: we're expecting warming. we'll look at the numbers. >> ama: tonight al alameda fire officials are calling a fire at a restaurant suspicious. firefighter arrived on scene after 6:00 this morning and managed to contain the flames to the interior of the building. >>> pleasant hill police arrested two teenagers suspected of blowing up a mail box with a pipe
SFGTV2
Dec 13, 2012 4:00am PST
innovation and social justice. [applause] next to richard is nancy o'malley, district attorney for alameda county. she was appointed in 2009 and elected in 2010 and has an amazing background dealing dealing with violence against women and domestic violence, elder abuse, child abuse and threat management. she's a wonderful addition to our panel so thank you nancy. [applause] next to nancy is tony smith who i loved his biobest of all and started he's an oakland resident and parent of students in oakland public schools. he was -- became the superintendent in 2009. he's a local boy including university of california berkeley background where he was captain of the football team and he did not include this in the biobut i know it and he wrote his under graduate thesis on emily dickon son so he's kind of a renaissance dude and he's 6-foot something. next to him is -- [applause] and next to him is george gaston and elect to the district attorney of the city and county of san francisco in 2011 after winning more than 62% of the vote which in san francisco is very enviable and focused on reducing vi
CW
Dec 20, 2012 10:00pm PST
examining the surveillance video in their search for the suspects. >>> and alameda county district attorney says that crime in oakland is, "out of control. " nancy o'malley said that crime is spilling over into neighborhood cities like -- cities like like piedmont. >> now there is one problem. his own party hung him out to dry. there wasn't enough support so speaker boehner canceled the vote. he designed that bill to prevent automatic tax hikes on the first of the year for people making less than $1 million. boehner said it's up to the president and the democrats now to make their move. >> i did my part. they've done nothing. >> it's very, very, very unfortunate that republicans are wasting an entire week on a number of pointless political stunts. >> house members are heading out of d.c. for christmas. when they get back there will be just four days left to hammer out a deal. >>> cutting up strong words from the mayor of san bruno. >> in the wake of the deadly san bruno pipeline explosion, pg&e is updating their structures, earning them a problem forcing pg&e customers to suffer. >
SFGTV
Dec 3, 2012 12:00am PST
public servant of the alameda county. >> president chiu: that concludes our commendations for today. colleagues why don't we move to the rest of our calendar to our please call item 38. >> clerk calvillo: item 38 was considered by the government audit and oversight committee at a special meeting on november 19, 2012 and afforded to the -- forwarded to the board, muni to prioritize funding for vehicle maintenance and purchase in light of deteriorating muni services. >> president chiu: supervisor wiener. >> supervisor wiener: i always pick the easy ones. thank you, mr. president. i introduced this resolution to highlight the critical importance for muni to maintain its vehicles and invest in its system. muni services has been deteriorating and that has to stop. muni is the life blood of san francisco, carries approximately 600,000 people a day and for many particularly low income working class peopleu and seniors muni is the only way to get around. given the critical importance of muni to our day-to-day life the voters in 1999 amended the city charter to declare muni's top priority is
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